Scottsdale Show 2020 – a little rain must fall

Evidently I jinxed the beautiful, sunshiney Scottsdale weather with my previous Tuesday post, The Sunny 2020 Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show. Sorry! Reports from WestWorld is that it’s been heaving down rain since the middle of the night. Horse show people know that rainstorms moving through showgrounds can mean stalls washed clean of their bedding and…

The Sunny 2020 Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show

Finally! Mother Nature smiled on the WestWorld showgrounds, home to the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show! Gone are the memories of sleet and vendor umbrellas sailing across the rained-soaked Wendell Arena like unmoored tumbleweed. As this week’s sun rose, bringing with it 70s and mild southerly breezes, off went the hats, jackets, gloves and other winter…

Memoir: A Riding Life: Memories, Dreams, Art and Love by Shelley Groom Trevor

A Riding Life: Memories, Dreams, Art, and Love — A New Memoir by Shelley Groom  (coauthored by Tobi Lopez Taylor) by Tobi Lopez Taylor | Aug 2, 2019 Shelley Groom Trevor, a lifelong horsewoman, successfully showed Arabian horses throughout the U.S. and in Canada for her grandfather Ed Tweed’s Brusally Ranch in Scottsdale, Ariz. Shelley is known today…

Orzel: Scottsdale’s Legendary Arabian Stallion

In 1967, Scottsdale’s longtime Arabian horse breeder Ed Tweed embarked on a mission to race the horses he bred. He imported a chestnut Arabian stallion from Poland named Orzel, or “Eagle” in English, that flew past competitors to become the first U.S. National Racing Champion. Among other wins in halter and performance, Orzel was the…